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Healthy Lifestyle Community Resources

Each community provides a variety of local resources to support living a healthy lifestyle. The organizations and programs listed offer a variety of walking/running programs, groups and classes, local 5k walk/runs, physical activity classes, gardening classes and resources, farmers markets in your area, and a variety of resources to assist you in living a healthy lifestyle.

Also consider your local schools may have a track, tennis courts, pool, walking hours in the buildings and/or other facilities at no or low cost. Parks and recreation departments offer programs but also can share local parks that have a walking path, basketball court, playground equipment or other amenities. Your community coalition can promote the physical activity and healthy eating programs and offerings from these local organizations.
  • YMCA
  • Athletic Footwear and Apparel Stores
  • Community Education Program
  • Parks and Recreation Department
  • Local Schools
  • Farmers Market
  • Gardening
  • Michigan State University Extension
  • Health Care Organizations/Hospitals
  • Local Health Departments